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Plaque Dedicated to Commemorate Development of Lunada Bay Fountain and Park

Post Date:06/05/2017 9:19 AM

2017-06-04 16.46.02 

 On Sunday, June 4, 2017, the City of Palos Verdes Estates and the Lunada Bay Homeowners Association (LBHOA) held a plaque dedication ceremony to recognize the elected officials, volunteers, and residents who contributed to the acquisition and development of Lunada Bay Park and Fountain.

The ceremony was kicked off by LBHOA President Peter Bena with remarks acknowledging the past LBHOA board and volunteers for their efforts to develop the Fountain and Park. In following, Mayor James Vandever recognized the retired elected officials who served on the City Council between 2004 and 2009 for their involvement:

Retired Elected Official Years of Service  Year(s) Served as Mayor
 Dwight Abbott  2003-2007  2005
 James Goodhart  2005-2017  2007, 2013, 2016
 John Flood  1999-2007  2001, 2006
 Rosemary Humphrey  1990-2015  1992, 1997, 2002, 2010
 Fred Mackenbach  1999-2005  2003
 Ellen Perkins  2007-2015  2009, 2014
 John Rea  2007-2017  2011
 Joseph Sherwood  2001-2009  2004, 2008

As Mayor during its acquisition and development, Joseph Sherwood shared comments on the effort to transform the site of the former gas station to a park, now enjoyed by residents for special events and its health and wellness benefits.

For more information about the history of the Lunada Bay Park and Fountain, please visit

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